Hajin farmers protest irrigation water shortage

Hajin: The residents of Hajin area in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Saturday staged a protest complaining acute water shortage for irrigation purposes. The residents blocked Hajin–Sopore road and staged a protest against the irrigation and flood control department which ‘failed’ to make the pump stations functional in the area. “The agriculture season has already […]

Dismayed by municipality’s ‘non-serious’ approach, Hajin locals initiate cleanliness drive

Dismayed by municipality’s ‘non-serious’ approach, Hajin locals initiate cleanliness drive

Hajin: The residents of Hajin town in Bandipora on Friday voluntarily initiated a cleanliness drive after being constantly overlooked by the municipal authorities. “We joined hands and together started mega cleanliness drive at Sayed Mohalla by removing mounds of littered garbage from the surroundings and from inside the irrigation canals,” the locals said. They said […]

Halqa Adab Hajin organises annual meet

HAJIN: Halqa Adab Hajin Sonawari on Sunday organised one day annual meeting here at higher secondary school which was attended by local people, poets, scholars and government officials. The programme started with the session in memory of Late Altaf Niyaz and Katha Bath (talk) with Dr Aziz Hajini, former secretary art and cultural Academy. Late […]

Rains cause water logging in Hajin

Rains cause water logging in Hajin

Hajin: Heavy rainfall caused water logging in Hajin area of Bandipora district on Wednesday. The aggrieved residents told Kashmir Reader that a little rainfall submerged roads in Mir Mohalla, Bon Mohalla, Khos Mohalla thus causing immense problems to them. “Had there been a proper drainage system in the area we may not have to see […]

Hajin’s sole playing field falls prey to truck traffic

Hajin’s sole playing field falls prey to truck traffic

HAJIN: The lone sports ground of Hajin town in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district has thoroughfare plying through it composed of truck and tipper drivers ferrying construction materials through the region. Aggrieved locals and sports lovers expressed their utter surprise over government claims that sports is a priority for it and huge money is being spent […]

Civil society, locals hail establishment of degree college at Hajin

Civil society, locals hail establishment of degree college at Hajin

Hajin: The civil society, traders federation along with locals of Hajin have highly appreciated the present administration and Higher Education Department for initiating establishment of a degree college in the area. The residents said that by setting up a college, that had been a long pending demand of the area, has been met after a […]

Hajin residents resent delay in snow clearance

Hajin residents resent delay in snow clearance

Hajin: The residents of Hajin town in north Kashmir”s Bandipora district on Friday alleged that snow has not been cleared any of the roads and lanes in the town, including the man roads. “Snow is yet to be cleared from main roads, forget about the link roads. It is extremely difficult to walk even by […]

Protests amid shutdown in north Kashmir’s Sumbal against arrest of youth by Delhi police

Protests amid shutdown in north Kashmir’s Sumbal against arrest of youth by Delhi police

Sumbal: A complete shutdown is being observed in Sumbal town of northern Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Monday against the arrest of a local youth by Dehli police. Scores of people led by traders federation Sumbal took out a protest march holding placards demanding release of the local youth Hilal Ahmad. Eyewitnesses said that all business […]

1st Autumn cricket tournament: SCC lits summit trophy

1st Autumn cricket tournament: SCC lits summit trophy

Hajin: Shahabad Cricket Club beat Wullar sports Hajin in a nail biting finish by a solitary wicket in the finals of Autumn Cricket tournament played at Sports ground Hajin on Sunday. Wullar Sports Hajin after winning the toss opted to bat first but the decision to bat first backfired as the entire team was bundled […]

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